LANSING – A new study finds the Great Lakes region is warming up faster than the rest of the United States and Canada. The Chicago-based Environmental Law and Policy Center commissioned the study, which found the mean temperature in the region rose by one-point-six degrees while the rest of the country warmed by one-point-two degrees […]

IRON COUNTY – The Southern Iron County snowmobile and ATV trails will be closed effective Sunday March 24th 2019 at 11:59pm, these trails include trail 17 south of 310 road, 9 south, 10,11,12,14,19,20,21,23,51 and 182. Gates along the trails will be closed. Northern Iron County trails closed last Monday. All Iron County ATV trails will […]

MARENSICO – Marenisco Township voters may decide the fate of potential enterprises relating to recreational marijuana. Marenisco supervisor Richard Bouvette tells the Ironwood Daily Globe that “Once they get the ordinance together, all we they have to do is put it on the ballot,” and “The people will decide whether marijuana should be allowed in […]

MARENSICO – Marensico Township is working to finalize their next year’s budget by the end of this month. Marensico Township Supervisor Richard Bouvette says the township’s 2018-2019 fiscal year budget took a considerable hit when the Michigan Department of Corrections closed Marenisco’s Ojibway Correctional Facility at the end of last year. Bouvette says their budget […]

WAKEFIELD – Wakefield postal worker Sandy Olson receives honors from the Post Master General after her quick action while on her mail route. Olson was delivering a package, when she noticed a very strong odor which turned out was a gas leak at a Wakefield home. Olson said she pounded on the door. Receiving no […]

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Authorities are preparing for another mission to relocate gray wolves to Isle Royale National Park from a second Lake Superior island, where the predators are in danger of starvation after gobbling up a caribou herd. The National Park Service is winding up the first phase of a multi-year effort to […]

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Newly introduced legislation would make Michigan the second state to lower its drunken-driving limit to a blood-alcohol concentration of 0.05 percent. Mothers Against Drunk Driving is supporting the House bill that was proposed by Democrats Thursday. It would drop the limit to 0.05 percent, from 0.08 percent – the limit in […]

LANSING – Michigan’s unemployment rate is holding steady at four-point-zero percent for February. State labor officials say there was a net labor force gain of ten-thousand last month. The jobless rate is four-tenths of a percent lower than this time last year and is two-tenths of a percent higher than the national rate of three-point-eight […]

IRONWOOD — The Michigan House of Representatives has approved $870,400 in funding for recreation and conservation projects in the western Upper Peninsula, including more than half a million dollars for a pair of Gogebic County trail projects.  The house approved a total of $26 million in funding for 34 recreational development projects and 30 land […]

HURLEY — Fe University’s next course offering will look at the topic of immigration with Northland College instructor Jennifer Kuklenski of Hurley.  The course aims to help students understand this “complex topic.”  “Realities of Immigration Today” will be held for four Wednesday afternoons, April 24 through May 15, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the […]

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